| STRYPER: Release New Lyric Video

STRYPER, US christian metal band, recently released a new lyric video of “Lost”, taken from the “God Damn Evil” album. Hit the play button below to watch it: source: facebook | youtube

| HEIR APPARENT: New Album Out In October 2018

US power/progressive metal legends HEIR APPARENT announced via Facebook, they plan to release a new album entitled “The View From Below” in October 2018. More information to follow soon. …the new album, "The View From Below" is coming October 2018. Posted by Heir Apparent on Friday, May 4, 2018 Terry Gorle was kind enough to share a few words…

| ETERNAL FLAME: Release ‘Got A Rock ‘n’ Roll Fever’ Lyric Video

German Neoclassical Heavy Metal band, ETERNAL FLAME, have released a lyric video for ‘Got A Rock & Roll Fever‘, featuring Göran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, John Norum) on vocals. The song is taken from their third album ‘Smoke On The Mountain‘, to be out on May 18th, 2018 via ROAR! Rock Of Angles Records. The album includes 13 tracks, and  featuring Mark Boals (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Ring of Fire) on vocals. ETERNAL FLAME have…

| ZEMIAL: Forced To Cancel “Destroying Texas Fest 14”

Greece’s ZEMIAL Forced To Cancel Destroying Texas Fest 14; Postpone Remaining North American Live Appearances In 2018. Greece’s ZEMIAL have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year’s Destroying Texas Fest 14 (June 28-30, 2018) at the BFE Rock Club in Houston, Texas. Proscriptor of ABSU, vocalist for the festival and other USA performances,…

| GEOFF TATE: To Guest On Next AVANTASIA Album

Geoff Tate (OPERATION: MINDCRIME, ex-QUEENSRŸCHE) has revealed that he will make a guest appearance on “Moonglow”, the next album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet‘s AVANTASIA project. The disc, which is currently being recorded in Germany, will arrive in January 2019 via Nuclear Blast. A world tour in support of the disc will launch at the end of March in Germany. Tate previously guested on AVANTASIA‘s seventh…

| VIVIAN CAMPBELL: There’s A Very Strong Chance For A New Record

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell was recently interviewed by Todd “Crash” Davis of the 101.9 The Keg radio station in Nebraska. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DEF LEPPARD has started work on the follow-up to 2015’s self-titled album:…

| VICIOUS RUMORS: 30th Anniversary Digital Dictator World Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS have announced the first 37 U.S. dates of the “30th Anniversary Digital Dictator World Tour 2018”. A total of 45 dates are confirmed for the U.S. and Canada, where the tour has grown to seven weeks from the originally planned four weeks due to the overwhelming response…

| FATES WARNING: ‘Firefly’ Clip From ‘Live Over Europe’

Progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING will release a new live album, “Live Over Europe”, on June 29 via InsideOut Music. Captured during the most recent European headlining run for FATES WARNING‘s acclaimed latest studio album, “Theories Of Flight”, in January 2018, “Live Over Europe” includes recordings from eight different cities (Aschaffenburg, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia; Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece; Rome and Milan, Italy; Budapest,…

| ICARUS WITCH: Announce New Singer & Video

Fifteen years and five albums into their career Pittsburgh-based traditional heavy metal band ICARUS WITCH found themselves seeking a new voice for their first album since 2012’s “Rise”. They found the ideal vocalist in Andrew D’Cagna, a name many will recognize from his work with artists like the doomy BRIMSTONE COVEN or IRONFLAME, his solo…

| WITHERFALL: New Album Out In November

US epic metal shooting stars WITHERFALL will enter the studio to record their eagerly awaited second album, entitled “A Prelude To Sorrow”, the successor of their highly acclaimed debut album “Nocturnes And Requiems”. The band comments: “Witherfall have finished writing and are deep into pre-production of our second LP. On May 15th Witherfall will head…